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The Brilliant Bugologist

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Gold (Levels 21-22)
  • Year: Two
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Adventure, Humour, Life science
  • Genre: General narrative
  • Strategy/Skills: Exploring text structure, Forming opinions, Monitoring for meaning
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: 22
  • Item Code: 200218
  • High Frequency Words:
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1469, ACELA1470, ACELA1824, ACELA1825, ACELT1587, ACELT1589, ACELT1591, ACELY1668, ACELY1669, ACELY1670
Reader Description

Archibald B. Moon is looking for the rare blue butterfly of Mooloomunga. He's certain he'll find it, but his helpers, Daisy and Rob, aren't so sure.

After you have completed the Reader

In this story, the author has used alliteration to describe things. Alliteration is the repetition of sounds at the beginning of words, for example, "great grasshoppers" and "brilliant bugologist". Practise using alliteration by adding words that start with the same letter: • firefly • jungle • campsite

Support Materials

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Lesson Plan


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